If I Were a Carpenter… #DreamJob #DailyPrompt


What’s your dream job? Other than becoming a world-famous author (still working on that one 😁), or a National Geographic photographer (camera equipment is EXPENSIVE!), I used to fantasize about carpentry- I know, strange, right? I’ve always been a fan of captivating architecture, whether it’s a twenty-story post-modern building, the arching silhouette of a grand…

What I’ve Learned in Nine Years of #Blogging #WritingCommunity


Nine years of blogging! The best thing I’ve learned from blogging is the sense of community. Bloggers come from all over the world and from different walks of life and are from a wide range of ethnic and religious backgrounds. I think that’s what makes each post uniquely entertaining and beneficial from a learning standpoint-…

Smorgasbord Bookshelf – New Book on the Shelves – #Preorder – #Family – Letting Go: The Defiant Sisters- Book1 (The Defiant Sisters Duet) by Jacquie Biggar


Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Delighted to share the news of the latest book by Jacquie Biggar – Letting Go: The Defiant Sisters- Book1 (The Defiant Sisters Duet) On Pre-order until October 21st About the book A coming-of-age novel about the pain of misconceptions and learning from them. When life gives you lemons… Izzy…

Preparing for a #NewRelease #Authortips


It’s a little less than a month, October 21st-eeek, before my new release hits the shelves and there’s so much to do! Here’s a short checklist of what I’ve done, and what is left. I hope it helps you with your book baby. 3. 1 month out, I booked a blog tour. Xpresso Tours provides…

#NewRelease- Geller’s Find by @Sandra_Cox #Western #Romance


I’m thrilled to announce the release of Geller’s Find by bestselling author Sandra Cox! Sandra’s talent for creating memorable characters and settings right out of the best duster (western) movies turned me into her number one fan. I can’t recommend her books enough- read them! Geller’s Find It’s summer break and Dr. Luke Geller, history…

#NewRelease- Irresistible: Madly in Love with a Coworker #Romance


It’s release day for our latest multi-author Irresistible box set! I’m thrilled to be in this group of stellar authors, though our leader, Tamara Ferguson, had to bow out due to her husband’s sudden death. Without her, these sets wouldn’t be the success that they are, and we send her our deepest condolences. IRRESISTIBLE –…

More July and a few August Book Reviews


Originally posted on Myths of the Mirror:
Yes, it’s only the middle of August, but travels have messed up my schedule. Fortunately, my reading hasn’t suffered, and I have some great books for you, all read between tromping up the trails. I need to share the reviews before they pile up any higher. This bunch…

Scribbling & Scrabble


Originally posted on Mark Bierman:
I sometimes feel as though writing is like a jumbled pile of Scrabble tiles. I mean, the CONCEPT, is bouncing ’round inside the noggin’. Oh yes, I’ve fingered the five w’s; trapped them in my spotlight as they climbed out of the second-floor window at three am.  BUT, actually putting…